oa Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa - Dytiscidae from Nyasaland and Southern Rhodesia
|Article Title||Dytiscidae from Nyasaland and Southern Rhodesia|
|© Publisher:||Entomological Society of South Africa (ESSA)|
|Journal||Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa|
|Affiliations||1 Rhodes University. Grahamstown.|
|Publication Date||Nov 1958|
|Pages||249 - 260|
|Keyword(s)||Dytiscidae and Nyasaland and Southern Rhodesia|
Vatellinae Diagnostic characters: Eyes large and prominent; outline of pronotum and elytra discontinuous; scutellum hidden and upper surface densely punctured. Prosternal process set at an angle to the prosternum and its termination bent in a dorsal direction, ending in front of the contiguous mesocoxae. No metasternal process between the mesocoxae; metepisterna not reaching the mesocoxal cavities. Metacoxal processes short, barely covering the base of the trochanters.
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